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|What is industrialization?
|going from an agriculture based econmoy to a factory based econmoy
|What is mechanization?
|moving from hand work to machine work
|What is productivity?
|How much of value can be produced in a given amount of time
|Where did manufacturing take place before the IR?
|List four industries strongly influenced by the IR.
|The triangle factory,The great depression
|What sort of new engine provided power for the IR?
|Horse power engines
|Who were the Luddites.
|The Luddites were named after 'General Ned Ludd' or 'King Ludd', a mythical figure who lived in Sherwood Forest and supposedly led the movement.
|Why did England become the birthplace of the IR?
|The Industrial Revolution, which took place from the 18th to 19th centuries, was a period during which predominantly agrarian, rural societies in Europe and America became industrial and urban.
|What role did England’s colonies play in that country’s IR.
|The Industrial Revolution brought about a greater volume and variety of factory-produced goods and raised the standard of living for many people, particularly for the middle and upper classes.
|What are textiles?
|A type of cloth or fabric.
|What freedom did workers give up in moving from a cottage industry in textiles, to factory produced textiles?
|Innovations in carding and spinning enabled by advances in cast iron technology resulted in the creation of larger spinning mules and water frames. The machinery was housed in water-powered mills on streams.
|Who invented a cheap method for making steel?
|A report released yesterday in the journal Nature highlights a step in this direction that uses electricity instead of heat to extract iron.
|Two major improvements in transportation during the Industrial Revolution.
|The growth of the Industrial Revolution depended on the ability to transport raw materials and finished goods over long distances.
|Which class benefited from the Industrial Revolution the most?
|The clergy and the nobles.
|The century during which the IR began.
|What was the skill level of the average worker before and after the IR?
|There’s a recent working paper by Alexandra de Pleijt and Jacob Weisdorf that looks at skill composition of the English workforce from 1550 through 1850.
|Where was most work done before and after the IR?
|In the castle
|What material was used for fuel before and after the IR?
|In yo mom
|Who or what set the pace of work before and after the IR?
|The marie antinitte
|What level of productivity was achieved before and after the IR?
|Who invented an improved steam engine that powered the IR?